The Legacy of a princess

Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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Kamehameha Schools is a private educational trust founded in 1884 by Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop. As the last royal descendant of the Kamehameha line, she dedicated her assets to improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians. Pauahi’s vision of ho‘ōla lāhui — revitalizing a people — drives us to help shape a thriving and vibrant future for Native Hawaiians.

As an educational institution, students are at the center of all we do. Kamehameha Schools offers a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment for individuals who embrace culture and diversity, are growth minded, and understand that pilina — relationship building — both internal and external are critical to our success. We are deeply committed to strengthening Hawaiian identity throughout our organization and finding the right people for the right roles, who bring talent and passion to our mission.

With the support of over 4,000 regular and temporary staff, Kamehameha Schools believes in enabling our students to grow into culturally engaged local and global servant leaders of their communities.

Kamehameha Schools’ current workforce is comprised of full- and part-time, on-call, and seasonal employees who work in various positions at locations across Hawai‘i pae ‘āina (group of islands), including three K-12 campuses, 29 preschools, and other regional and support offices. Positions for hire at Kamehameha Schools include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Internal Audit
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Communications
  • Community Engagement
  • Education (teachers, counselors, etc.)
  • Education Support Services (financial aid, admissions, etc.)
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investments
  • Land Assets and Management
  • Legal and Compliance
  • Operations (grounds, trades, services)
  • Research and Development
  • Seasonal Programs (athletics, intercession)
  • Strategy and Innovation

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Email: careers@ksbe.edu

Phone: (808) 534-8040


KS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, arrest and court record, credit history, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, among other things, as provided for by State and Federal law.

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